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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Skin Cancer Prevention-WHITE FEMALES

In the past 12 months, have you tried to get a tan using a tanning lamp or tanning machine,
whether it was at a tanning salon, at your home, or elsewhere?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,297 826 7.1 6.4- 7.9 14,471 92.9 92.1-93.6
-WHITE FEMALES 7,321 653 14.4 12.9-16.1 6,668 85.6 83.9-87.1
AGE
18-24 147 65 47.5 37.2-58.0 82 52.5 42.0-62.8
25-34 583 111 20.0 16.2-24.5 472 80.0 75.5-83.8
35-44 1,024 193 18.5 15.7-21.6 831 81.5 78.4-84.3
45-54 1,376 160 11.0 9.2-13.1 1,216 89.0 86.9-90.8
55-64 1,594 98 6.4 5.1- 8.1 1,496 93.6 91.9-94.9
65-74 1,403 24 1.2 0.8- 1.9 1,379 98.8 98.1-99.2
75+ 1,143 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1 1,141 99.6 97.9-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 800 42 8.9 6.1-12.8 758 91.1 87.2-93.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,090 202 19.6 15.9-24.0 1,888 80.4 76.0-84.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,135 235 15.8 13.2-18.8 1,900 84.2 81.2-86.8
College Graduate 2,281 174 10.4 8.5-12.6 2,107 89.6 87.4-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 777 40 11.4 5.8-21.1 737 88.6 78.9-94.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,067 73 11.5 8.4-15.7 994 88.5 84.3-91.6
$25,000- 34,999 734 61 10.5 7.7-14.2 673 89.5 85.8-92.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,024 105 15.2 11.5-19.9 919 84.8 80.1-88.5
$50,000-74,999 1,042 132 17.5 14.3-21.3 910 82.5 78.7-85.7
$75,000+ 1,509 188 18.0 14.6-21.9 1,321 82.0 78.1-85.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,768 161 10.4 7.9-13.5 2,607 89.6 86.5-92.1
No 4,520 490 16.4 14.5-18.5 4,030 83.6 81.5-85.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 18 15.4 9.0-25.1 121 84.6 74.9-91.0
Non-Veteran 7,182 635 14.4 12.8-16.2 6,547 85.6 83.8-87.2

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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